Editorial

May 20, 2014

Bike, cars can get along better

May 16 was Bike to Work Day, and thousands of two-wheeled commuters took to the road. The mere thought of a cyclist can start some drivers’ blood boiling, and cyclists, too, find themselves frustrated by inconsiderate motorists.

Bikes on the roads are here to stay, and indeed, if current trends hold, will be an ever-growing presence. More work must be done to help bikes and cars co-exist, and two of the biggest missing ingredients are predictability and education.

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Bike to Work Day is May 16

May 13, 2014

Join cyclists for fun, fitness and friendship as the city of Issaquah and Cascade Bicycle Club celebrate Bike to Work Day.

The annual event is from 6-9 a.m. May 16. Bike to Work Day includes a commuter station where riders can check in and receive information about bicycle commuting.

The commuter station will be on the grassy area on the northwest corner of the intersection of state Route 900 and Northwest Sammamish Road.

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Issaquah backs Bike to Work Day

May 14, 2013

With the month of May designated as National Bike Month, the Cascade Bicycle Club will host its annual Bike to Work Day with the help of the city of Issaquah.

On May 17, the club will set up stations along commuting routes for cyclists. It will include provisions, rest stops and information on the benefits and ease of commuting by bicycle. Thousands annually take to the various bike lanes and trails to forge a new path into a sustainable future.

Issaquah will host its own station for those making their way into and out of the city.

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